A street artist draws popular forms of art on the streets. Usually, in a major city. They make a decent living by performing and creating their art on the street for the masses. However, street artist should not be confused with unsolicited art that you may see on public buildings and streets. Street artists are giving permission to create the kind of art that they are constructing.
Someone that is getting their portrait drawn is getting work performed by a street artist. In fact, street artist can extend to music and dance. Often times, they collect donations for their work off the street. Most artist perform on the sidewalks or for crowds.
What Is An Effective Street Artist
An effective street artist tries to perform with as little tools as possible. You have limited space when you are on the streets and most artist like to be able to move around comfortably. In fact, without a friend, you’re not able to keep an eye on your belongings so it’s wise to travel lightly.
Make sure that you find a prime spot to perform your art. You don’t want to perform a Christian street art with foul graffiti in the background. Make a note of the area that you want to perform in. Get permission from the city. Unfortunately, many street artists without a city permit will be questioned and removed by law enforcement. When you are a street artist you perform on the city streets and that is at your own risk.
However, being creative can be worth all the risks involved for a street artist.